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Program on old toys brings back fond memories (with photo gallery)

Barbara Munson hugs her English Teddy bear during a Duanesburg Historical Society program that invited the community to bring in their old toys. "He has been a great comfort to me for almost 80 years," she said.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
Barbara Munson hugs her English Teddy bear during a Duanesburg Historical Society program that invited the community to bring in their old toys. "He has been a great comfort to me for almost 80 years," she said.
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It was a show and tell, but instead of elementary school children, the participants were senior citizens who brought their long-loved toys. Well-used Tonka trucks, teddy bears with threadbare paws and ears, baby dolls a little worse for wear and dozens of other toys — some more than 100 years old — were carefully carried to Bishop Scully Hall in Delanson for the Duanesburg Historical Society program. The turnout was near 40 people, about half ...


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